The drama led documentary series presents history's most iconic female fighters. Each extraordinary tale of blood, sacrifice and endurance centres on the life of one young woman warrior caught up in the bloody struggles of her time.
They were an extraordinary people born of white rock and blue sea. They invented democracy, distilled logic and reason, wrote plays to plumb the deepest recesses of the soul, and captured ... See full summary »
Bettany Hughes examines the story of the god of wine, revelry, theatre and excess. She visits Jordan, Georgia, Greece and Britain to discover his origins, modern presence and role in the development of civilisation.
The three-part series chronicles the military achievements of the original Amazon nomad warriors of the Central Asian grasslands in 6th century BC, examines the highly trained female gladiators of Ancient Rome in 2nd Century AD, and discovers the terrifying all-female slave raiding regiments of Dahomey, who shaped African history at the end of the 19th century.Written by